Lean Six Sigma Overview

This program will cover the basic principles of Lean and Six Sigma, and how these complementary approaches can be leveraged for manufacturing and transactional improvement. The facilitator will provide information about the objectives and business benefits of Lean and Six Sigma and will highlight some of the common tools and required strategies.

  • Lean Six Sigma Overview
  • Lean Principles and the Ideal State
  • Value and Waste
  • Lean Principles Rules in Use
  • Push versus Pull - The Dice Game (Activity)
  • Six Sigma Concepts
  • Variation
  • Tools and Techniques for Analysis
  • Process Control
  • Review and Q&A

This program may be delivered in a four- or eight-hour format and is targeted for all associates that serve on continuous improvement teams.

We can tailor this program and deliver it on-site for your employees and leaders.

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Thomas Putnam Thomas Putnam

Tom Putnam has more than 30 years of professional experience. His work assignments have been in many diverse areas including tooling design, process engineering, business economics, maintenance systems, quality systems, quality planning, supplier quality and continuous improvement, incorporating Lean Manufacturing and Six Sigma methodologies.


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"I took a lot from this class and really feel confident in implementing the plans."

Adrian Burkett, Supervisor,
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